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Robber killed in Sylhet gunfight

 Sylhet correspondent

 Published: 10:09 AM, 24 August 2019   Updated: 10:20 AM, 24 August 2019

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

A robber was killed in a gunfight with police at Maricha area under ​​Kajalshah UP in Zakiganj Upazila of Sylhet early Saturday. 

The deceased robber was identified as Abdus Shahid Gulu, son of Nanu Mia of Dharmadighi village of Baralekha police station in Moulvibazar district.

Besides, seven-eight policemen, including  SI Kallol Goswami, SI Zahirul Islam, ASI Zia Uddin were injured in the gunfight. They received treatment at Upazila Health Complex.

Zakiganj Police Station OC Mir Md Abdun Nasser said on secret information that a gang of the robber was taking preparation for committing robbery at Maricha area of ​​the Upazila, a team of police conducted a drive there around 2:30 am.

As soon as the law enforcers reached there, the robbers opened fire on them, forcing them to retaliate, triggering the gunfight between police and the criminals.

After the gunfight, the law enforcers recovered a bullet-hit robber. After rescuing he was taken to the Zakiganj Upazila health complex where doctors declared him dead.

The police also recovered a pipe gun, domestic weapons from the scene. 

Earlier, the deceased robber was arrested by police several times. There are six cases against him with different police stations in Sylhet.